Italian cartoonist Zerocalcare, who has become a national sensation after selling a million copies of his graphic novels in the last six years in Italy alone, was invited to this year’s San Diego Comic-Con.
His work has become increasingly popular in Europe and he was planning to promote and celebrate the American launch of his book on the struggle of Kurdish rebels in Syria, Kobane Calling, from American publishers Lion Forge.
That was before he reckoned with the American government.
The Corcoran School of the Arts and Design is launching an exhibition of Rob Rogers' unpublished editorial cartoons, alongside larger, colorized versions of all the cartoons killed by Rogers' former employer, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
A federal judge ordered the Postal Service to pay $3.5 million to Robert S. Davidson, after admitting it had confused an image of his plaster sculpture replica in Las Vegas for the 19th-century stone-and-copper behemoth off the New York shore.
The Joe Shuster Awards, which honours Canadians comics and graphic novels, announced on their website that they were unable to finalize the 2018 winners and present the awards tomorrow at the Montreal Comic Con.